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Professional studies

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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The objective of the course is to enable the student to prepare investment and financing calculations of the type needed in many small and medium-sized companies. The student will also be familiar with financing terminology, enabling her to participate in related discussions in a company. The student is able to evaluate investments on the financial markets.

Learning outcomes

The student will be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the various issues related to the financing of a company´s activities. The student can analyze investment alternatives and calculate financing requirements as well as choose between different types of financing methods.

The student will have a basic understanding of some of the central theories of the financial markets (e.g. the relationship between risk and return) and available instruments.

The student is able to produce a structured business report in good professional English.

Course contents

Analyzing industrial investments using net present values
The cost of capital
Financing structures: debt and equity financing,leasing
Risk and return
The financial markets

Prerequisites and co-requisites

To be updated

Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Author(s): Bodie, Zvi.
Title: Finance
Publisher: Prentice Hall International,
Publication Date: 11 Nov 02

Study activities

  • Lectures - 48 hours
  • Individual studies - 85 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


Finne Thomas


Stenius Andreas

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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